A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 21:14:53 / June 14, 2017 @ 9:14 pm. Unique identifier: us20009mim. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mim. The temblor was detected at 15:14:53 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -92.3376° West, latitude 13.9713° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 14 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colomba, San Andrés Villa Seca, El Quetzal.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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